Tutkijaopettaja Jouni Havukainen

E-mail: Jouni.Havukainen@lut.fi
Mobile phone: +358 40 584 8385
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-3502-9957 (Go to ORCID profile)
Uploaded on: 14/01/2021

Current Organisation
Sustainable Solutions (Superior organisation: LUT School of Energy Systems)

I have been working for the Sustainability Science department at the LUT University in conducting and managing research projects related to waste management development and participated in teaching related to the field since 2008. During that time, I finished my Ph.D. in Environmental engineering in December 2014, and during my Ph.D. studies, I was also working for Helsinki Region Environmental Services (HSY), in supporting the development of biogas utilization in the transport sector in the capital region of Finland and northern regions in Estonia. After a four year period as a post-doctoral researcher, I was given a position as an associate professor starting from January 2019 and the research work continues related to the circular economy issues.

During my career thus far I have been participating in teaching and supervising undergraduate, post graduate students, and Ph.D. Students. I have been teaching the basics of waste management to undergraduate students in the course of Solid Waste Management Technology since 2008. I have been guiding and supervising several bachelor and master thesis.

I have conducted research in three continents during the research exchanges during Ph.D. studies and as a postdoctoral researcher. As a Ph.D. student, I investigated energy recovery potential from biodegradable waste in Lithuania at the Kaunas University of Technology and environmental impacts of renewable biofuels production at the Energy Biosciences Institute in Berkeley, California. In addition, during the postdoctoral research visit to Zhejiang University (ZJU) in Hangzhou, I conducted research related to improving the environmental impacts of Municipal solid waste management in Hangzhou.

I have participated in and managed research projects including the ARVI-material value chain project to which the research exchange to ZJU was related. Currently, I am a project manager in a seven-year EU Life IP project called Circwaste and an Academy of Finland project called NITRO – advanced nitrogen recovery. Related to the Nitro project I made a research visit to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in 2019 related to LCA modeling of dewatered sewage sludge utilization.

Research Interest
Research interests include system analysis, waste management, distribute energy and life cycle assessment. Specific topics include biodegradable waste treatment system analysis, biogas production system energy, waste to energy, nutrient and greenhouse gas balance, analyzing energy performance of biogas production system.

Teaching Experience
Master level course
- Solid Waste Management Technology 7 ECTS
Bachelor level course
- Ympäristötekniikan laboratoriotyöt 4 ECTS
Master theses
- 16 Master theses (2013-2018)
Bachelor theses
- 12 Bachelor theses (2011-2018)
Doctoral dissertations, secondary supervisor (graduated)
- Ivan Deviatkin
Doctoral dissertations, secondary supervisor (On-going)
- Miia Liikanen, Mariam Abdulkareem

Projects as Project Manager
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PLASTin - All-in for Plastics Recycling (01/03/2020 - 28/02/2022)
Funder: Business Finland
Advanced Nitrogen Recovery from Sludge and other Organic Waste Materials (01/09/2018 - 31/08/2022)
Funder: Academy of Finland
LIFE IP on waste - Towards circular economy in Finland (01/10/2016 - 31/12/2023)
Funder: European Commission

Projects as Co-Investigator
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Against Waste: Activate Research and Education (02/04/2020 - 30/09/2022)
Funder: Other International
Urban infra revolution (01/11/2017 - 31/12/2020)
Funder: European Commission

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Environmental and economic perspective of waste-derived activators on alkali-activated mortars (2020)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Abdulkareem Mariam, Havukainen Jouni, Nuortila-Jokinen Jutta, et al.
Journal of Cleaner Production
Environmental impacts of manure management based on life cycle assessment approach (2020)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Havukainen Jouni, Väisänen Sanni, Rantala Tero, et al.
Journal of Cleaner Production
Evaluation and techno-economic analysis of packed bed scrubber for ammonia recovery from drying fumes produced during the thermal drying of sewage sludge (2020)
A4 Conference proceedings
Saud Ali, Havukainen Jouni, Mänttäri Mika, et al.
E3S web of conferences
Impact of utilizing solid recovered fuel on the global warming potential of cement production and waste management system: A life cycle assessment approach (2020)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Khan Md Musharof Hussain, Havukainen Jouni, Horttanainen Mika
Waste Management and Research
Recycling mica and carbonate-rich mine tailings in alkali-activated composites: A synergy with metakaolin (2020)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Niu He, Abdulkareem Mariam, Sreenivasan Harisankar, et al.
Minerals Engineering
Sustainable solid waste management using life cycle modeling for environmental impact assessment (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Horttanainen Mika, Liikanen Miia, Havukainen Jouni, et al.
Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications
Information Modelling and Knowledge Bases XXXI
Applicability of a field portable X-ray fluorescence for analyzing elemental concentration of waste samples (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Havukainen Jouni, Hiltunen Jaana, Puro Liisa, et al.
Waste Management
Construction and demolition waste as a raw material for wood polymer composites - Assessment of environmental impacts (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Liikanen M., Grönman K., Deviatkin I., et al.
Construction and demolition waste streams from the material recovery point of view: a case study or the South Karelia region, Finland (2019)
A4 Conference proceedings
Liikanen Miia, Havukainen Jouni, Grönman Kaisa, et al.
Wit transactions on ecology and the environment
WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment
Environmental Assessment of alkali-activated mortars using different activators (2019)
A4 Conference proceedings
Abdulkareem Mariam, Havukainen Jouni, Horttanainen Mika
Proceedings Sardinia 2019 - 17th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium

Biogas production
Life cycle assessment
Waste management

Last updated on 2021-14-01 at 08:32